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Rotorua student’s passion for Chinese culture pays off with national award

A Rotorua Boys' High School student's passion for learning Chinese has brought him national recognition.

Young Maori receive $20,000 scholarships to help reach global unis

A Maori teen with dreams of becoming Prime Minister is one of five Maori youth receiving $20,000 scholarships to help them get into prestigious international universities.

Briar Lipson: Charter schools no longer favoured by grants formula

The primary teachers' union NZEI reports that partnership schools attract two to three times as much funding as state schools. But the Ministry of Education, in its role as referee, has always maintained funding is equivalent across both school types. So what exactly is going on?

Student takes government to court over climate change policy

A student from Hamilton is getting her day in Court today as she takes on the government over its climate change policies.

OECD report confirms need for 100% qualified teachers in ECE

The latest OECD report on early childhood education (ECE) underlines the case for 100 per cent qualified teachers, and casts the government’s repeated failure to restore funding for teaching staff in a poor light, says...

Turkey to stop teaching Darwin’s theory of evolution in high schools

Turkey will stop teaching Darwin's theory of evolution in high schools, deeming it controversial and difficult to understand, a senior education official says.

Kids stay home as Far North floods

Hundreds of schoolchildren around the Far North stayed home after bus companies cancelled their runs as heavy rain coincided with high tide, inundating roads around the district yesterday.

Young Whangarei man wins scholarship to study in China

Whangarei's Jack Robinson has been awarded a scholarship which will see him travel to Beijing to study law

UK schoolboys wear skirts in protest over no-shorts rule during heatwave

Schoolboys have turned up for class dressed in skirts in protest over a no-shorts uniform policy, despite the heatwave.

Young sporting stars thank volunteers

"Without volunteers I would not be able to do any of this," basketballer Bae Fountain told a gathering of 100 Bay sports volunteers this morning.


PLD that works using CORE’s Theory of Action

Sponsored article  With a vision for “An equitable and thriving Aotearoa through learning”, CORE Education | Tātai Aho Rau is on a mission to push...